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  • Kickstarter campaign begins for Bath flags

    BATH — It started as a few, and by July it may be many. The City Council in 2013 approved a flag design that reflects the city's shipbuilding history. That flag hangs in the Council Chambers at City Hall, and outside the building. Only a few others exist. But lead designer Jer...

  • RSU 1 seeks Morse High project committee members

    BATH — As it determines whether to rebuild or renovate Morse High School, Regional School Unit 1 is looking for people to serve on one of five building committees. RSU 1 last year formed a nine-person building committee, composed of three members each from the central office, School ...

  • South Portland forum to focus on new flood map

    SOUTH PORTLAND — There will be an informational session on Wednesday, Sept. 29, for residents of South Portland, Cape Elizabeth and Scarborough affected by newly proposed federal flood maps. South Portland City Manager Jim Gailey said the forum, which will run from 6-9 p.m. in the So...

  • Sand scupting back at Crescent Beach

    CAPE ELIZABETH — The second annual Sandsations Sand Sculpting event to benefit Birth Roots Perinatal Resource Center of Portland will take place Saturday, Sept. 18, at Crescent Beach State Park. The event is hosted by Birth Roots, a non-profit organization that focuses on building co...

  • Land Trust to hold benefit race on Sunday

    BRUNSWICK — The Brunswick-Topsham Land Trust will hold its sixth annual Race 4 Space fundraising event on Sunday, Sept. 19. A four-mile road race begins at 9 a.m. at Livesay Field, at the corner of Middle Bay and Pennellville roads. Registration is at 8 a.m. The event also offer...

  • Tractor pull

    Ethan and Evan Sadowski of Gorham check out a farm tractor from the driver's seat Sept. 12 during the third annual Touch a Truck to benefit the Maine Chapter of the March of Dimes, at the The Gateway Shoppes at Scarborough, off Payne Road. The event gave children, and adults, the chance to climb abo...

  • Agreement reached on Pine Point pier in Scarborough

    SCARBOROUGH — A proposed pier at Pine Point will move forward after a deal was reached between the town and the Lobstermen's Co-op, which owns the property where the pier will be constructed. Despite lengthy and, at times, contentious negotiations, the Town Council unanimously approv...

  • Sale of Western Avenue land could cost South Portland up to $125K

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council voted 6-1 in a special meeting on Monday night to spend up to $125,000 to help a local developer remove underground utilities beneath the recently closed Gorham Road extension. The approval removes the final hurdle to the city's attempt to sell a 1.4...

  • South Portland eyes ban on pellet guns, sling shots

    SOUTH PORTLAND — The City Council on Monday will consider outlawing pellet guns, sling shots, bows and arrows and other weapons on public lands and roads. The proposed ordinance would also make it illegal for people to use those weapons anywhere in the city – even on priva... 1

  • PAC forms for $41.5M high school bond in South Portland

    SOUTH PORTLAND — A new political action committee hopes to harness the energy of dozens of parents and residents in an effort to convince voters to approve a $41.5 million bond to rebuild South Portland High School. RenewSPHS on Tuesday evening hosted the first of two advocate-traini...